5-Day Best of Austria Tour from Vienna to Salzburg 2017-11-28T10:32:53+00:00

Project Description


5-Day Best of Austria Tour from Vienna to Salzburg

Enjoy a comprehensive, 5-day tour of Austria from Vienna to Salzburg.

Spend four nights in 3- or 4-star hotels and explore the country’s top attractions and UNESCO-listed sites. See Mozart’s birthplace and the Mirabell Gardens in Salzburg, and wander the grounds of Vienna’s spectacular Schonbrunn Palace. Learn the rich history of each city from your guide as you soak up a stunning overview of Austrian culture and landscape. Your trip will conclude with round-trip transportation back to Vienna.


  • 5-day round-trip Best of Austria tour to Salzburg from Vienna.
  • Learn about Austria’s rich history and culture from your knowledgeable guide.
  • Enjoy guided sightseeing tours in Vienna and Salzburg.
  • Discover top Vienna attractions, including Schonbrunn Palace, the State Opera House and Hofburg Imperial Palace.
  • See popular Salzburg sights from the movie The Sound of Music such as Mirabell Palace
  • Spend four nights in 3- or 4-star hotels in Vienna and Salzburg; breakfast included.

What You Can Expect

Spend an incredible five days exploring Vienna and Salzburg and soak up Austria’s rich history and architectural masterpieces. With an impressive display of medieval, Baroque, Gothic and Renaissance influence, you’ll see why so many of the cities’ landmarks have been designated UNESCO World Heritage Sites.


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Travel Plan

After arriving at Vienna airport, your included private transfer will take you to your centrally located Vienna hotel. Vienna, the capital of Austria, is a city of culture, music and classical architecture, and is known for being the home of infamous psycho-analyst Sigmund Freud.

You have the rest of the day free to explore the city on your own.

After your buffet breakfast (included), you’ll go on a 3.5-hour guided tour of Vienna, which will give you a thorough overview of the city’s most significant historical sights. You’ll see the State Opera House, Parliament, City Hall, the Burgtheater, the Votive Church and a few museums, including the Museum of Fine Arts. Schonbrunn Palace is another highlight of your sightseeing tour; it was the residence of Empress Elizabeth, affectionately known as ‘Sisi’ to the Austrians.

After breakfast, make your way to the train station (own expense) to depart Vienna for Salzburg by train (departures every hour). During the 2.5-hour train ride to Salzburg, you’ll be enchanted by the beautiful Salzkammergut landscape with its mountains and lakes.

When you arrive in Salzburg, check in to your centrally located hotel, and then take advantage of some free time to explore Salzburg on your own. This beautiful Baroque city is the birthplace of 18th-century composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and has many historical landmarks to discover.

After a delicious buffet breakfast (included), you will be picked up at your hotel in a comfortable coach for a panoramic and informative 2.5-hour sightseeing tour of Salzburg. See the most important sights of the city, such as Getreidegasse, where Mozart was born and lived; the old Bishop’s Seat, including the cathedral; Festival Hall; and St Peter’s Abbey Church with its graveyard that is home to the tomb of Mozart’s sister Nannerl.

You will also pass Mirabell Palace gardens with its famous statues. Fans of the movie The Sound of Music will recognize the location as the scene of the song ‘Do-Re-Mi’!

In the afternoon, you will enjoy some free time for the rest of the day.

After your included breakfast, head back to Vienna by train. When you arrive at Vienna train station, your included private transfer will take you to the airport for your flight home or elsewhere.

Important Info


  • 4 nights accommodation in a 3-star or 4-star hotels including breakfast
  • Private transfers from/to Vienna airport
  • 2nd-class return train tickets Vienna-Salzburg
  • City tours in Vienna and Salzburg
  • Service charges and local taxes


  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Train seat reservation
  • Transfers from hotel to train station

Additional info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 8 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability.

Please submit arrival and departure airline info at time of booking.

Local operator information

Complete Operator information, including local telephone numbers at your destination, are included on your Confirmation Voucher. Our Product Managers select only the most experienced and reliable operators in each destination, removing the guesswork for you, and ensuring your peace of mind.

If you cancel at least 7 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.

If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee.

If you cancel within 2 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.

After arrival at Vienna airport, your included private transfer will take you to your hotel for check-in.

As soon as you leave baggage claim and enter the arrivals hall TURN RIGHT.

Your driver will be waiting there with a board with your name near the information desk. The driver will wait at the airport max. 1 hour. If the flight has a delay please contact EUROTOURS immediately after arrival.

The driver will be waiting for you, holding a sheet with the Lead Passenger’s name.

Tour package and all vouchers will be delivered to your Vienna hotel free of charge; it contains information on departure points and times for all included tours and attractions.